Privacy Policy

 

This Web Site is published and maintained by Beauty for Freedom, Inc. (“Beauty for Freedom,” “us,” “we” or “our”). We value your trust and choice to support Beauty for Freedom and are committed to the proper use of the information we receive from you through our Web Site. This Privacy Notice governs the information collection, use and disclosure practices of www.shesthefirst.org (the “Web Site”). By visiting our Web Site or using the services offered through our Web Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

 

What information do we collect?
We may collect Personal Information from and about you. “Personal Information” includes, for example: your name; your home address; your e-mail address; the website with which you are affiliated; social networking information (e.g., Twitter handle); your telephone or wireless number; instant messaging information; demographic information; and other information that may identify you as an individual or allow online or offline contact with you as an individual.

User-Provided Information

We collect Personal Information from you when you submit information to us on the Web Site. For example, we collect Personal Information when you subscribe to our newsletter, register for/participate in events, make a donation and/or contribute to an open forum (e.g., by posting comments).

Web Site Usage Information

 

Clickstream Data and IP Address

We automatically collect certain information about you. For example, we may collect pages viewed on the Web Site, the time spent on the Web Site, the date you visited the Web Site, your Internet browser type, the website from which you linked to our Web Site (e.g., another website or a search engine), the website you visit after our Web Site and other web usage activity and data logged by our servers. We may also collect data about your Internet Protocol address (IP Address). Such information may be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin and Internet Service Provider. We do not link this information with your Personal Information.

 

 Automatic Information
When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.

 

Cookies
Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser that provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the Web Site. Beauty for Freedom uses cookies to identify your browser as you visit pages on the Web Site. Cookies created on your computer by using our Web Site do not contain Personal Information. Many web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity to refuse that cookie. However, refusing a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you form using, or negatively impact the display or function of, the Web Site or areas or features of the Web Site. Cookies also allow Beauty for Freedom to provide more relevant, targeted content as you travel through our web pages. By using our Web Site, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Notice.

 

How do we use your Personal Information?
The Personal Information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:

 

Personalize your Experience on the Web Site
We may use your Personal Information to better respond to your individual needs.

 

Improve the Web Site
We continually strive to improve our Web Site offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

 

Provide Customer Service and Process Transactions
We may use your Personal Information to respond to your customer service requests and support needs and process transactions.

 

Administer Contests, Promotions, Survey or Other Web Site Features

 

Send Periodic Emails
Occasionally, we may send announcements about Beauty for Freedom projects, events or merchandise to the email addresses that we have on file for you.

 

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell your personal information to third parties. We may nonetheless share your personal information with third parties for a variety of reasons. In addition to sharing your personal information with third parties who provide services to us (or on our behalf), we may share your information:

  • with other shesthefirst.org users when you submit a video, provide feedback, post questions and comments, or create a profile on the site
  • as required by law and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or those of third parties, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a court order or other legal process
  • in connection with a corporate change including a merger, acquisition, reorganization, consolidation, liquidation, or sale of assets.

In addition, we may share aggregate shesthefirst.org usage information that does not identify individual users with third parties for any reason, including for marketing or analytical purposes.

 

How do we protect your information?
We take reasonable and appropriate precautions to protect Personal Information. While we endeavor to protect the security and integrity of sensitive Personal Information collected via this Web Site, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that any information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers.

In the event that we are required by law to inform you of any unauthorized access to your personal information, we may choose to notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone at our sole discretion.

 

 Consent to Processing

By providing Personal Information to this Web Site, you consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories, pursuant to the laws of the United States, which may provide lesser privacy protections than the laws of other countries.

 

Third Party Links and Comment Sections/Forums
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include links to other websites, including websites operated by unaffiliated third parties. These third party sites may collect personal information about you and have separate and independent privacy policies. This Privacy Notice does not address the information practices of these websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked websites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Public forums such as chat rooms, comment sections, message boards, and news groups may also be made available to visitors to our Web Site. Information disclosed in public forums is public information, and caution should be exercised when disclosing any personal or other identifying information. Unless required by law, users may not be able to change or remove public postings once posted, and such Personal Information may be used by visitors to those pages to send unsolicited messages.

 

Changes to our Privacy Notice
If we decide to change our Privacy Notice, we will post those changes on this page and such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting to this page. Under certain circumstances (for example, in connection with certain material changes), we may also elect to notify you of changes or updates to our Privacy Notice, or to request your consent for such changes, by additional means, such as posting a notice on the front page of our Web Site or sending you an e-mail.

 

Contacting Us
If you have any questions, concerns or comments about this Privacy Notice or our practices with regard to your information, you can email us at Beauty for Freedom at info@beautyforfreedom.org.

This Privacy Notice is effective as of June 20, 2017.